60 Minutes Season 47 Episode 31 - Death in the Mediterranean, The Battle Above

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Synopsis: Syrian Ahmad Zaid al-Abdu knows he and his family could have died like hundreds of migrants did off the Libyan coast last week when their overcrowded boat capsized and sank. But he says staying in Aleppo would have meant certain death. Clarissa Ward speaks to him and his family before they were smuggled by rubber boat from Turkey to Greece. She also reports from aboard an Italian ship like the ones those who died off Libya last week were hoping to be rescued by. U.S. officials have become concerned about China’s anti-satellite capabilities, which could potentially threaten the satellites that give the U.S. military its edge on the battlefield and provide the GPS signals that smartphones, ATMs, and power grids use. David Martin reports on this competition high above the Earth on the next edition of 60 Minutes. This popular news magazine provides both hard hitting investigations, interviews and features, along with people in the news and current events. 60 Minutes has …

Air Date: April 26, 2015

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